If it is a lot to sort, I am wondering why not use a memory database with the 
indexes you need to sort by, or a file database if the data needs to be 

Bob S

On Mar 2, 2021, at 2:52 PM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode 
<use-livecode@lists.runrev.com<mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>> wrote:

Okay. Thank you Ralph.

I was reluctant to use "do" for performance reasons. The sort could be sorting 
a large number of lines - as many as several hundred sorts of a thousand to ten 
thousand lines.

I could of course do timing trials, but does anyone from the mothership (or 
anyone period) know if using "do" with a container sort causes any appreciable 
performance hit? All the data is in a variable (vs fields).

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